Rod Allen Biography

( 1959 - )
December 9, 2018
First published on:December 9, 2018
by Jorden

Facts of Rod Allen

Date of Birth: 1959, October 5
Age: 59 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Birth Name Roderick Bernet Allen
Famous Name Rod Allen
Nationality American
Ethnicity Black
Birth Place Los Angeles
Currently Working For Fox Saturday
Salary $100,000
Net Worth $4 million
Married to Adrian Janine Allen
Children Rhonda, Rod Jr., Andrew and Rachel
Profession baseball player
Started career as baseball player
School attended Desert Vista
University attended Arizona state University
Full Name Roderick Bernet Allen
Current team Fox Saturday
Position in Team Outfirlder
Horoscope Libra
Birth Date October 5, 1959
No. of Twitter Followers 85.5 k
No. of Instagram Followers 4276

Rod Allen is a former American professional baseball player and analyst who currently works for the Fox Saturday as their color commentator. He played in the Major League baseball for Seattle Mariners, Detroit Tigers, and Cleveland Indians. 

 

As a commentator, Roderick Allen reportedly earns around $100,000 as his yearly salary from Fox Saturday. Further, Roderick Bernet Allen has an estimated net worth of over $4 million. Allen is married to Adrian since 1985.

Rod Allen Early Life

Roderick Bernet Allen was born on October 5, 1959, in Los Angeles.  As per his nationality, he is American and belongs to Black ethnic group. Further, his star sign is Libra. Roderick Bernet Allen attended Desert Vista High School where he played for his high school baseball team.

After completing high school, Roderick Bernet Allen enrolled at Arizona State University. Rod lives in the area of Phoenix, Arizona. Rod, Jr. Rod. The New York Yankees selected Rod Allen after a college career at the Arizona State University in the 12th round of the 2004 Major League Baseball Draft.

In 2004, Rod played with the Staten Island Yankees in the New York-Penn League and in 2006 and 2007 for the Class A Winston-Salem Warthogs. In 2011, his most recent career was with White Sands Pupfish in the Pecos League.

Rod Allen Salary and Net Worth

As of 2018, Roderick Bernet Allen has an estimated net worth of over $4 million. He reportedly signed a contract with Fox Saturday for an average salary of $100,000 annually.

Allen so far has made good earnings from his entire baseball and commentating career.

Kept aside Allen financial earnings, his personal assets includes a Home home and cars. Further, the Fox commentator Rod earns a good amount of money from various sponsorships.

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Rod Allen Professional Career

Coaching Career:

Allen spent four seasons in the Florida Marlins organization from 1992-1995 as a successful instructor. In 1994 and 1995, he was the hitting coach for the Marlins Single-A affiliate in the Midwest League, Kane County Cougars.

Some of the important batters he coached include Mike Redmond, Kevin Millar, and Luis Castillo. During his time in the organization, Rod worked under Marlins GM Dave Dombrowski, who later became president of the Tigers, CEO and general manager.

Broadcasting Career:

From 1998-2002, Rod spent five seasons as a TV (Fox Sports Arizona) and radio analyst with Arizona Diamondbacks. During the 2001 postseason, Rod was the color commentator on the Diamondbacks radio broadcasts, including the World Series win against the New York Yankee. Later Rod was replaced by Mark Grace.

 
 
 
 
 
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It’s never work when you enjoy your gig!

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Rod was a regular color commentator on Detroit Tigers for Fox Sports Detroit, together with Mario Impemba, a play-by-play man. He won Michigan Emmys for his analysis of baseball in Detroit Tigers. Rod is a long-standing member of the Detroit Sports Broadcasters Association, founded in 1948 by Ty Tyson, the legendary Tigers. 

After broadcasting the game Tigers against the Chicago White Sox, Rod and Impemba were allegedly involved in a physical altercation off the air on 4 September 2018. Fox Sports Detroit sent both men home on different planes after the game, and Kirk Gibson and field reporter Matt Shepard covered the next night's television.

One source claimed that there was an argument about a chair, followed by Rod using a shock on Impemba, but his agent denied that his client choked Impemba. Fox Sports Detroit suspended the calling of any Tigers for the rest of the 2018 season on September 7.

Rod makes color comments for Fox Saturday Baseball, including games involving the Tigers, in addition to his work for the Diamondbacks and Tigers.

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Rod Allen Personal Life

Other than being a famous baseball outfielder and Fox Sports commentator, Roderick Bernet Allen is pretty famous in social media with a huge number of followers and getting thousands of likes in all of his posts. Allen has 85.5 k followers on Twitter whereas, 4276 followers on his Instagram account.

 
 
 
 
 
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My first selfie with Grandpa!

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Rod Allen got married to Adrian Janine Allen on 13 Jun 1985. The couple has been together for more than three decades and is living a happy conjugal life.

 
 
 
 
 
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32 years ago she said yes!! That's when my life took a drastic turn for the better.. We've been good for one another.. #happyanniversary

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The beautiful couple got four kids Rhonda, Rod Jr., Andrew, and Rachel. In addition, Allen is also a grandfather of Aleec, son of Rod Jr.

They currently reside with their four children in suburban Phoenix.

Facts and stats About Rod Allen

  • Rod Allen Age: 59 years
  • Rod Allen Wife: Adrain Allen
  •  Rod Allen Salary: $100, 000
  • Rod Allen Net worth: $4 million

 



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